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Hate Flying? This Dreamy (or Dorky) Virtual Reality Helmet Could Help You Escape the Experience.
Far Out Tech

Hate Flying? This Dreamy (or Dorky) Virtual Reality Helmet Could Help You Escape the Experience.

Virtual reality, take me away. Because overpriced in-flight cocktails and noise-cancelling headphones aren't enough anymore.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Keeping It Classy: Spirit Airlines Uses Nude Celeb Pic Scandal to Sell Tickets
Marketing

Keeping It Classy: Spirit Airlines Uses Nude Celeb Pic Scandal to Sell Tickets

When life gives you leaked naked celeb selfies, go low and bare cheap fares. At least that's what Spirit Airlines did.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Little Gadget Caused an Epic Airline Passenger Brawl
Business Travel

This Little Gadget Caused an Epic Airline Passenger Brawl

A United Airlines flight was diverted after using something banned by most airlines: an anti-reclining seat device called the Knee Defender.
Laura Entis
Flight Cancelled? Google Wants to Prevent You From Having a Meltdown.
Business Travel

Flight Cancelled? Google Wants to Prevent You From Having a Meltdown.

A new feature within Google Now offers users the ability to ‘Find alternate flights' in the event of cancellation or delay.
Geoff Weiss
The Feds Don't Want In-Flight Cell Phone Calls, Either
Travel

The Feds Don't Want In-Flight Cell Phone Calls, Either

The U.S. Department of Transportation has a hang-up with in-flight calls, perhaps enough to put an official kibosh on them – and soon.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines Terminate Partnership Amid 'Blackfish' Fallout
Controversies

SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines Terminate Partnership Amid 'Blackfish' Fallout

While the companies chalked it up to 'shifting priorities,' the announcement comes on the heels of widespread urgings by animal activists.
Geoff Weiss
How a Stylish Mompreneur Flies With a Toddler
Suitcase Entrepreneur

How a Stylish Mompreneur Flies With a Toddler

This mom and business owner divides her time across two continents. She shares the must-haves that make it work.
Rod Kurtz
$15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction
Travel

$15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction

Calling all brains: The TSA is looking for someone to help them figure out this major airport headache -- and is willing to pay for the solution.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This In-Flight Gadget Prevents Pushy Passengers From Reclining Their Seats
Business Travel

This In-Flight Gadget Prevents Pushy Passengers From Reclining Their Seats

While ethically dubious, the Knee Defender is likely to appeal to business travelers all too familiar with the crammed quandary of flying coach.
Geoff Weiss
Virgin America Files for IPO
Virgin America

Virgin America Files for IPO

The airline, which was founded in 2007 and is partly owned by serial entrepreneur Richard Branson, filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on Monday after announcing its first annual profit.
Laura Entis
Traveling Coach on U.S. Flights Has Become a Serious Pain
Business Travel

Traveling Coach on U.S. Flights Has Become a Serious Pain

Turns out, America's airline companies have the world's most uncomfortable seats. Yay.
Jason Fell
British Airways Testing 'Happiness Blanket' to Make First-Class More Comfortable
Business Travel

British Airways Testing 'Happiness Blanket' to Make First-Class More Comfortable

The electronic blanket turns blue when wearers are calm, red when they are anxious or stressed.
Laura Entis